SUBJECT: Crash on Big Cynthiana Hospitalizes Two
RELEASE NUMBER: 2021-NR-001
CONTACT: Colonel Noah Robinson / Sgt. Brandon Harrison
AUTHORITY: Sheriff Dave Wedding
On Sunday, January 10, 2021 at 10:45AM the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Big Cynthiana Road (SR 65) south of W. Baseline Road upon report of a single vehicle crash. A 911 caller reported that the occupants of the vehicle were trapped inside, including one child.
The Scott Township Fire Department arrived first and began extricating a 9-year-old male from a gray Dodge Caravan. The driver and child were both transported to St. Vincent Hospital for treatment of life threatening injuries.
A witness advised that prior to the crash, they observed the Caravan begin to leave the roadway. The witness explained that the driver over-corrected, left the roadway, and then struck a tree.
Pictured above: Crash Scene on SR 65